The Mountain Rescue Service provides specialized technical teams comprised of world-class guides and climbers who volunteer their time and expertise in the service of hikers and climbers who need assistance, in and around the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

The team is ‘on call’ 24 hours per day, all seasons, with volunteers being mobilized for a full range of incidents: complicated multi-day and nighttime searches in the depth of winter throughout the White Mountain National Forest; technical rope rescues on the region’s many rock climbing cliffs; swift water rescue assistance; and lift evacuations at area ski resorts.

 

Craggin2013_webtn Thanks American Alpine Club!

All of us with Mountain Rescue Service are excited to be the recipients of the American Alpine Club’s generosity. On Friday September 13th the weekend starts off with a pig roast, live music and a silent auction. It’s always nice to be recognized by other organizations, especially one as long in the tooth and well respected as the AAC. We can’t say enough about the support and generosity the AAC has provided to local climbers and groups like ours. 
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This volunteer rescue service depends on donations to operate.

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Confessions of a Reluctant Rescuer

Twice a year my phone will ring in the middle of the night. I’ll roll over and try to pretend that the phone isn’t ringing before finally relenting and answering the damn thing.

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Community

What strikes me the most about Mount Washington and the Presidential Range is the unique and vibrant communities that thrive on and around this mountain, In particular the rescue community.

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